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CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
a tree new life after you chop it down. >> and if you think you escaped paying tax by buying something online, how that cyber monday purchase could come back to hawn you. -- could come back to haunt you. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, friendly growing method. reporter ian schwartz explas "tree stumping." >>> christmas trees with a conscience. one northern california farm is using a ecofriendly growing method. ewan swartz explains tree stumping. >> reporter: it's the sounds and the smells that bring the family here year after year. this year, little brody was tasked with tackling the tree that easily towers over him. >> timber! >> reporter: how did that go? >> well, tiring. [ laughter ] >> reporter: acres and acres of trees, that's just one of the reasons this family comes here. but also the ecofriendly growing method used at the mcgee christmas tree farm. >> definitely a benefit to us. we try to do things like that around our house. and we can help the environment, that's great. just a bonus. >> you can see this big one was cut. >> reporter: phyllis and mike mcgee grow trees by stump culturing. they a
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
tax on the rise during the holiday shopping season. when do you need to pay taxes for things you buy online? we'll tell you coming up. >> also ahead, a play of the day that will have you on the edge of your seat. >> cloudy with showers now but get ready, we are headed for the deep freeze! we'll tell you when coming up. >> and even though traffic conditions are pretty light right now over at the bay bridge toll plaza, there is a stalled bobtail truck blocking a lane on the deck. we'll show you where. but first, we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute. you can ask a question or share a gripe by e-mailing crazy@kpix.com. we're pointing to lawrence. what drives you crazy besides lawrence? tweet me at #ewengerkpix. we'll be right back. ,, i love having a free checked bag with my united mileageplus explorer card. i've saved $75 in checked bag fees. [ delavane ] priority boarding is really important to us. you can just get on the plane and relax. [ julian ] having a card that doesn't charge you foreign transaction fees saves me a ton of money. [ delavane ] we can go to any
CW
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
't forget to add the tax. a new state law that took effect last year requires you to pay sales tax for online purchases, even if the retailer doesn't add it on up front. >> regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you are supposed to keep your receipts and pay a tax at the end of the year. not a lot of people do that. >> stores say they are losing business because shoppers aren't forced to pay taxes online. >> i'm dennis o'donnell, the 49ers look to gain ground in the nfc west and the a's add some to the roster. who is going and whose coming, next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, baseball jem soon to be followe >>> shakeup day in the a's organization where second baseman is gone. soon to be followed by colone and the closer. just a couple hours ago, the a's acquired jim johnson from the baltimore orioles. johnson had 101 saves in the last two seasons with baltimore. this move means the grand ball four is not coming back. the a's reportedly signed starting pitcher, scott, to a two-year deal worth $22 million. he was wit
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 4:30am PST
the tax? a new state law that took effect last year requires you to pay sales tax for online purchases even if the retailer doesn't add it on up front. >> regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay the tax at the end of the year. people don't do it. >> stores are losing business to online retailers because shoppers aren't forced to pay some taxes online. >>> a new planned parenthood facility opening today in san mateo county. it is in the north fair oaks area just outside redwood city. protestors are trying to stop it and as kpix 5's ryan takeo reports, this comes two years after a public backlash prevented the group from opening nearby. >> it's troubling to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming and a breakdown of family values. >> reporter: linda potter has lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the c
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
involving an internet sales tax. amazon an overstock.com were appealing the online levy imposed in new york state. but it's a battle imposed with results. what does this mean for online shoppers? >> all i can think about with this story is taxes. this is what it tells us we know now that the price that online retailers get is probably going to go away because that differential is really about tax. they will now be on par with the brick and mortar retailers and they won't have that edge they've had. we'll probably see less showrooming where people go to a store, they look around and pull out their mobile phone and buy the item online. we're going to see a lot more bureaucracy, states find municipalities making it so hard, so complicated, they're going to be dealing with a very tangled tax web. >> the potential tax revenue, though, for manile of these states that they would lose is huge. >> that's why these states are saying i want amazon to collect taxes coming into products coming into our state. we need the revenue. >> especially after the financial crisis. >>
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
double the state's vehicle license fee. the increased tax which would boost the car tax by $100 a year would be used for road repairs and improve public transit. it could save drivers on repairs to flat tires caused by pot holes however it may be a hard sell for voters given california's is among the highest in the country. >>> president obama's approval rating in california continues to slip. 51% approve of the job president obama is doing. 43% disapprove. that number is up 8 points since july. california's view of the direction the u.s. is heading is down. 33% said it is heading in the right direction. 55% say we are off track. >>> california needs nurses but the state needs a way to train them. officials with cal state say qualified students are being turned away. they don't have the funding to hire instructors. some 62al are turning away 80% of -- schools are turning away 80% of students. >>> fog around the bay and at times dense. look at the temperatures from today. 69 in antioch. that was the high. 67 santa rosa. 64 in oakland. temperatures tomorrow and the next few days, low 50s
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
reliable transportation. to secure that, they may have to approve a tax hike. >> i had to get off of the freeway to go back to get on b.a.r.t. to get to my event on time. otherwise, the event will probably be over by the time i would get here. >> reporter: kathy adams relies on b.a.r.t. and she has a lot of company. hundreds of thousands of people count on the system. but after 40 years, b.a.r.t. says the system is falling apart. >> we're doing or very best to do the preventative maintenance that needs to take place. but b.a.r.t. is aging. it's over 40 years old. and there's billions in reinvestments needed. >> reporter: the latest breakdown stranded hundreds of passengers. and sent nine people to the hospital with breathing problems. an electrical short caused an equipment malfunction. the emergency brake engaged on a moving train in a tunnel. stopping the train and sending dust into cars. cell phone video shows people helping one passenger who was passed out. >> people had a hard time breathing. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. says the 40-year-old train had maintenance in october and was
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
and bridges while putting thousands of people together, but it involves doubling the gas tax. the congressman says the money raised would do more than just fix our crumbling roads and bridges. >> it has the added benefit of being the fastest way to put hundreds of thousands of people to work. >> the plan is expected to face stiff opposition from republicans. congress has not raised the federal gas tax in 20 years. congressman plans on introducing this bill to raise the federal gas tax tomorrow. >>> the house of representativested to overwhelmingly approved a 01 year extension to the ban of plastic -- 10 year extension on the ban for plastic weapons. some want to widen the ban to include weapons produced by 3d printers. the bill was first enacted in 1988 and reauthorized twice since then. it was due to expire december 9th. no word on when the senate will schedule a vote on that bill. >>> who could use stress relief when flying during the holidayest. ed to san francisco international airport is reviewing a program to help travelers relax in a way you might not expect. >> anybody want to pet the
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 4:30am PST
in the united states. >> police are wanting residents of a jump in mail theft. a property tax check was stolen from a pale box on the curve. to avoid becoming a victim of check fraud or identity theft, use the big blue mailboxes at the post office especially when you send payments for bills. >> treatment police hope you recognize this man and help capture him. detectives posted this surveillance video on youtube showing the man going through a drawer in a home break in. police have not revealed what was taken, but it happened around 12:30 on saturday afternoon. >> san jose police are looking for stolen officers' badge after someone break interest a personal car of an officer and took the badge. this is what it looks like. they are concerned someone could use it to stop someone and present themselves as an officer. san jose police say if you suspect you have been aspread by someone would could be embarrassnating an officer, call 9-1-1 to verify the identity. >> now, hope you thought of your young plants and your pipes, as cold as it is. >> brrr. up to ten degrees cooler than yesterday morning a
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
, the prize split three ways, each winner took home 300 million after taxes, not to complain about that. one prize was actually never claimed. a single winner in tuesday's drawing would take home $184 million in cash. >>> coming up next, we continued to track the severe weather all around the country where snow and ice are causing problems for drivers and property owners. we'll be right back. i minut . >>> the winter blast we're feeling here in the bay area is also being felt across this country, oregon is digging out from heavy snow, and in texas, temperatures during the week gave way to freezing temperatures and closing schools, cancelling more than a thousand flights. today's marathon in memphis, tennessee was also cancelled. road crews across much of the country are bracing for a very busy weekend. it is a mess out there. and here in california, check out the time lapse video showing the snow that built up overnight. they reported seeing 18 inches of snow by this morning. meteorologist anthony slaughter is keeping track of all of this. it is cold out there. >> being from boston, of cours
KOFY
Dec 4, 2013 11:30pm PST
all benefit from no matter where you live. a property tax check was recently stolen out of a curbside mailbox. to avoid becoming a victim of check fraud or identity theft of any kind police suggest we use big, blue post office boxes on the side of the street. especially when sending bills. don't put them in your mailbox at your home. caught on camera, fremont police hope you will recognize this man and help capture him. detectives posted this on youtube. it shows him rumaging through a drawer during a home break in. police have not revealed what was taken. the theft happened inside a home about 12:30 on saturday afternoon. they got this really quality surveillance tape. >>> a possible kidnapping was caught on ac transit surveillance video. an ac transit driver pulled up to a bus stop in mill pea dislast night. a woman appeared to be trying to board the bus when a man pulled her away and toward the back of a nearby business. the bus driver called 9-1-1, but by the time police arrived both people were gone. >>> developing news. workers plan to work off the job at fast-food outlets acros
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
drones as envisioned by amazon. web retailers lost on the tax front today. the u.s. supreme court ruled to keep a new york law intact forcing internet retailers to collect sales tax from its customers even if the company does not operate in a facility in that state. stocks falling today as spending over the thanksgiving holiday fell for the first time since 2009. bloomberg entex also falling, as well. and beyonce was the most searched person this year on microsoft's bing. she topped kim kardashian. woman dominated the searches this year. dan, carolyn, back to you. >> emily, thanks so much. are those delivery drones unbelievable? well, facebook thinks it has come up with a polite way to avoid the posts from your friends that you're not interested in reading. the social network will soon allow years to unfollow friends whose comments and updates they want to remove from their news feed. it will replace the current hide all button. the unfollow button will let users block content they don't want to see from their friends without going as far as defriending them. your friends will not know
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 7:30am PST
of the cost of an employee from your tax return ought to be the way you do it not therefore pay them -- pay them wages and therefore not give them application for food stamps. >> this is not going to work next year. it's not going to work. legislature raised minimum wage in california. >> that's california. >> yes. >> but the rest of the nation, the numbers are atrocious. even barack obama, president of the united states, has said it should be at least $10 over whatever period of time he is talking about. so something is going to happen on this issue. now that the reits are looking respectable on the issue, it could happen. >> i am skeptical for voters that a battle measure in california will go for raising minimum wage when it was just raised by legislature. they'll say why should we do this? we just did this? >> i think you are wrong. i believe that any time you become enviewed with the idea that you are going to reduce the cost to government and you can prove that by doing something of this nature the small business people will be probably the only ones that will be lining up. you aren't
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
showdown. >> a tax break that's set to expire at the end of the year could mean bigger bills for some struggling homeowners. the tax break was passed in 2007 - and helps homeowners get some debts forgiven. it kicks in when their debt outweighs the value of their homes. experts say a return of the tax could hurt the recovering housing market. >> coming up on the kron of 4 nils. the caltran holiday train is coming. still ahead, how to find out when it will roll through near you. >> they sure to tune in to the new is at 8:00 p.m.. i >> they sure to tune in to the new is at 8:00 p.m.. i will have the tech report. xñ i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month fo
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
% of the purchase price of 1/5 of whiskey in the u.s. goes to federal, state, and local taxes. something you do not want to do after a night of drinking whiskey. ski jumping. today's mystery meat. world cup ski jumping event. the jumpers sailed more than the length of a football field. let's watch. ♪ >> let's get you caught up on where stocks are now. we do have stock raking the five-day losing streak and rallying today. this is different than you have seen. in recent days, you get better than estimated economic data, we have had stocks pull back as on deals go higher on the perception the federal reserve will begin tapering the stimulus. -- we have theot two year yield higher. what to make of all of this? there is less than a month left in the year and the markets have been doing very well. joining me now to dive into what could be next is the chief a bankent strategist at visiting us from chicago. good to see you in person. what do you make of today's jobs report and the reaction we are seeing not only in stocks but also bonds? qwest this is a fascinating day that market made up their mind
CW
Dec 8, 2013 8:30am PST
. there is no reason why deductibility of the cost of an employee -- from your tax return be the way you do it. they shouldn't give them a cap indication for food stamps. >> this won't work next year. it was raised in california. >> in california, yes. but the rest of the nation. even obama, the president has said it should be at least $10 over whatever measured period of time he's talking about. something will happen on this issue. now that they are making themselves look respectable on the issue. >> i'm skeptic call -- skeptical about this. >> well, i think you are wrong. i believe that any time you become enviewed with the idea the nation will be the ones lining up. you will have google lining up. they will all be for raising their minimum wage. >> you can look at it a couple different ways. it could hurt small business. but with did people having extra money that would help us. >> one says one thing and one says another. >> right. it will cost more but the question is how much more. the trade off is are you helping america workers whether wal-mart or mcdonalds. are we willing to pay for it
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
-service representative from austin, texas... and our returning champion, a tax attorney from sacramento, california... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. hi, everyone. a tough final jeopardy! that was missed by all three of our players on yesterday's program did them in, except for scott. savvy wager. he didn't win a lot of money -- under $8,000 -- but he's back to play today and try to win more. carlos and tina are the challengers. welcome aboard. good luck. here we go. let's take a look he cegories, shall we?
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 1:05am PST
no matter where you live. a property tax check was recently stolen out of a curbside mailbox. to avoid becoming a victim of check fraud or identity theft of any kind police suggest we use big, blue post office boxes on the side of the street. especially when sending bills. indon't put them in yourx at your home. caught on camera, fremont police hope you will recognize this man and help capture him. detectives posted this on youtube. it shows him rumaging through a drawer during a home break in. police have not revealed what was taken. the theft happened inside a home about 12:30 on saturday afternoon. they got this really quality surveillance tape. >>> a possible kidnapping was caught on ac transit surveillance video. an ac transit driver pulled up to a bus stop in mill pea dislast night. a woman appeared to be trying to board the bus when a man pulled her away and toward the back of a nearby business. the bus driver called 9-1-1, but by the time police arrived both people were gone. >>> developing news. workers plan to work off the job at fast-food outlets across the bay and across th
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
:00. you can also get the latest info nbc bay area.com. - look, i don't need these, liz. your tax return is the same every year. - actually, i'll have you know that this has been a year of change, howard. i joined an over-40 dance team, i started eating the lettuce on my plate under my onion rings, and i have taken up meditation thanks to my boyfriend criss. - yeah, do you remember what you said to me last year? - this has been a year of change, howard. i'm actually eating the onion part of my onion rings, i started journaling thanks to my exciting relationship with carol, who is a man. although we have done nothing that lesbians could not do. - uh-huh. do you remember what you said to me last year? - i bought a restaurant-grade onion ringer, and i'm having a go at cycling, thanks to my boyfriend wesley, whom i hate. have i never washed this sweater? - look, there's nothing wrong with being predictable. every morning i get up and come to this office while my wife cheats on me with jared. - well, you're wrong. i bought a meditation stool, and...
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:30am PST
not have another government shutdown, that we keep the spending caps in place, we don't raise taxes at a time when the economy is still weak. >> they have to agree on a defense spending bill and the farm bill which includes cuts to food stamp benefits. the timeline is get this done, just got shorter as some are traveling to nelson mandela's funeral this weekend. >> just when you thought the coined shopping days were behind us turns out today is green monday. that term was coined by silicon valley based ebay back in 2007, after the company saw a big increase in online shopping the second week of december which is where we are now. last year online shoppers spent more than a billion dollars on green monday and they could break that this year. analysts predict another round of discounts raging from 30% to 50%. this morning several bay area based tech giants like apple, google and facebook call on president obama and congress to overhaul surveillance laws. we turn to mary thompson live at cnbc world headquarters. good morning. >> good morning to you. we're taking a look at the futures,
KOFY
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
is a good tipper, by the way, have a good night. - look, i don't need these, liz. your tax return is the same every year. - actually, i'll have you know that this has been a year of change, howard. i joined an over-40 dance team, i started eating the lettuce on my plate under my onion rings, and i have taken up meditation thanks to my boyfriend criss.
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
for tax credits. officials say the market place offers employees and employers more options. >>> president obama pledged to continue the fight against aids here in this country and around the globe. he spoke at the white house of the advances the u.s. has made. >> today i am proud to announce we reached our goal, we exceeded our treatment target. helped 6.7 million people. >> yesterday was the 25th anniversary of the world aids day which was marked with ceremonies around the globe. that large ribbon hangs in observance of world aids day. >>> a new poll finds a growing number of voters are critical of president obama's job performance. 51% approve of the president performance. 43% disapprove. the rating is about the same as 5 months ago but those who disapprove has grown from 35% back in july. figures show the president's job performance suffered when asked about his handling about healthcare and foreign policy. >>> in for a change in the weather. let's go to our chief meteorologist bill martin. there will be no mistaking this change. >> big changes. this is a cold weather system. cold sys
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 4:30am PST
for federal tax credits. >>> a south bay high school is being recognized as one of the best in the country. saratoga high school was ranked number 81 on news week's top schools in the u.s. for 2013. the high school was given high praise for its 9 9% graduation rate. they were also given high marks for their average s. a. t. score. and mission san jose in fremont ranks 114. >>> the star of one of last year's catchiest summer songs bringing some holiday spirit to san fransisco tonight. >> ♪ hey, i just met you, and this is crazy, but here's my number. so call me maybe. ♪ >> car lee ray yep son will join current and former san fransisco 49ers for the holiday tree lighting ceremony in the financial district. members of the 49ers expected to attend include ronnie lots, marcus lattimore. the event begins at 5:00 on california street. >> you should hear my 3-year- old sing carly rae jepsen. it's the most adorable thing ever. >>> time now is 4:40. an early holiday gift thanks to a generous tipper. the mystery customer who's been leaving thousand dollars tips at restaurants across the country.
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
they just increased taxes on california taxpayers. >> how is 9 weather? >> foggy to start. it will burn off but what we are going do have is a cold front making its way that now is sitting over the pacific northwest bringing temperatures to the 30's and 40's at ten or 20-degree difference from 4 hours ago. later this afternoon the fog will burn off and when we hit nighttime increasing clouds and fog returns but we are going to have freezing temperatures overnight so the cold front coming in a massive dry air, mainly, possibility of precipitation in the northeast central coast but mostly we will stay dry headed into tuesday morning. right now, though, we have quarter-mile visibility at santa rosa and ten miles in san carlos and no flight delays, though, at sfo. our wind is calm. that will change tonight. we will have blustery conditions up to 40 miles per hour winds and what you need to know our day planes starting off foggy and it will burn off by noon and mostly sunshine and increasing wind later this afternoon into the evening but temperatures are ramping up to 70 degrees inland and 66 ar
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
increased taxes. >> what the bay area teen who was set on fire on a transit bus is doing today after leaving the hospital. >> a city spent $3 million on new parking meters and the rope it now is ripping them up. >> traffic on the san mateo bridge -- it shows traffic is back to work. we have nog. we have a cold snap. we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. it's the ultimate sale on the bed clinically proven to improve sleep quality. the sleep number bed. once you experience it, there's no going back. for two days only, queen mattresses start at just $599.99. and save 50% on limited edition innovation or memory foam series beds. plus special financing. only at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. >>> the clouds are cascading over the north bay hills and we do have mostly fog to start. santa rosa is 39. 34 in napa. 41 in concord. chilly in gilroy at 39. we do have clouds that will increase overnight and they will dissipate by tuesday afternoon. you can see how thick it gets with the cold front coming that will bring a chance of snow showers in the sie
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
are wanting residents of a jump in mail theft. a property tax check was stolen from the curb mailbox. to avoid becoming a victim, use the big blue mailboxes at the post office when you sending payments in the mail. >> fremont police hope you recognize this man and help capture him. detectived posts this surveillance video on youtube showing him going through a drawer during a home break in. miss have not revealed what was taken which happened snowed >> 41 is the warm spot but the cold spot is what? >> in the mid-20's. we could see changes and we could see 19 before all is done in napa. live doppler 7 hd shows this morning there wasn't any frost because it was so early. it was too early. by now, though, you are dealing with that and the trees warning through friday morning. we will look for the sun after 7:00 and the coldest temperatures after sunrise and what you are dealing with if san francisco, 41 and where we do not have the freeze warning but in oakland below freezing and 28 in redwood city and hose has dropped to 30 and los gatos and half moon is up a few degrees. san francisco will be w
KICU
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
for individuals and families. by signing up, some businesses could qualify for tax credits. state officials say the marketplace offers employers and their employees more options when it comes to health coverage. >>> pg and e's top executive tried to reassure a pipeline is safe. it was turned back on today, but at a reduced pressure. a federal judge ordered it shut down last month. the ceo appeared at a meeting of the california public utilities commission today and said the aging pipe has been fixed. the cdc could decide to sue the facility for as much as $15 million. concerns surfaced about the pipeline after an internal pg and e email was made public. that refers to the pipe line explosion three years agatha killed eight people and leveled an entire neighborhood. the cdc's decision on whether to fine pg and e is expected on december 19. >>> operation santa begins tomorrow. the usps is looking for volunteers to help answer some of those letters to santa. volunteers will sift through the letters, and members of the general public can adopt one of them, and help make a christmas wish come true.
KOFY
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
which estimates it loses about $1 billion in use taxes from online sales. that could pay for 11,000 teachers or 7,000 police officers. in palo alto, david louie, abc 7 news. >>> and sales from the black friday weekend were not what retailers were hoping to see. the national reation federation says people spent a total of $57 went 4 billion between thursday and sunday -- $57.4 billion between thursday and sunday but down 3% from last year. broken down by individual shoppers. each consumer spent about $407 this holiday weekend, down from $423 last year. one retail analyst says aggressive promotions before thanksgiving may have taken some sales away from the black friday weekend. sort of stole the thunder perhaps. >> we've had incredible weather there then through now. >> we have. if you're going shopping, get yourself a heavy coat. to say things are changing is quite an understatement. we've been talking about how unusually mild the weather has been. this week will be remembered for how unusually cold it's going to be. here's live doppler 7 h.d., moisture up to the north. shriekin
KOFY
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
inside working. many here were retired. some like tax consultant victoria have good paying jobs. >> i'm financially secure but i am surrounded by people who are not and it breaks my heart. >>reporter: recent study on wages in the industry found that more than half of the family of front-line fast-food workers are also enrolled in public funded safety net program. but labor says it's difficult unionizing them because of the high turn over rates. >> tomorrow way people can survive apparently is by being off government benefits that's wrong. >>reporter: mcdonald's said today we offer employees competitive pay and benefits. events taking place are not strikes. outside groups are traveling to the mcdonald's and other outlets to stage rally. california restaurant association issued a statement which says in part that doubling the federal minimum wage ignores the economic of running restaurants which generally operate on razor thin profit margin. this is 7 news is that coming up next on 7 news at 9:00. new opportunity news at 9:00. new opportunity for sf. >> the nation oldest black ow
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
. by signing up, some businesses could qualify for tax credits. state officials say the marketplace offers employers and their employees more options when it comes to health coverage. >>> pg and e's top executive tried to reassure a pipeline is safe. it was turned back on today, but at a reduced pressure. a federal judge ordered it shut down last month. the ceo appeared at a meeting of the california public utilities commission today and said the aging pipe has been fixed. the cdc could decide to sue the facility for as much as $15 million. concerns surfaced about the pipeline after an internal pg and e email was made public. that refers to the pipe line explosion three years agatha killed eight people and leveled an entire neighborhood. the cdc's decision on whether to fine pg and e is expected on december 19. >>> operation santa begins tomorrow. the usps is looking for volunteers to help answer some of those letters to santa. volunteers will sift through the letters, and members of the general public can adopt one of them, and help make a christmas wish come true. >>> the yearly monarch
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
infrared technology that features heat paying particular tax to the creek but nobody was found. >> right now we only have the one reporting party who was the bus driver. so the video gives us another perspective of what occurred. and we will be reviewing the video to see if there is any way to identify the person involved. >> reporter: police say at this point they have not received any tips or leads. they may be releasing that video to the media to help this case. if the woman is safe and she may come forward after seeing the video, investigators say this appears to be an isolated incident but they are treating this as a worse case scenario. reporting live from milpitas janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we are following developing news for you from the south bay. investigators are still on the scene from an early morning fire. it started shortly after 2:00 this morning on the 5400 block of monterey road. the fire department sent out pictures from the fire sent a short time ago. investigators are still looking for a man in his 70s that live in that mobile home. they don't have a
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
wine institute collected $60 million over the past decade and that winery owners used tax money to advertise and travel to foreign counties. congress is hoping to come up with a budget next week. >>> authorities unsealed a indictment against a couple accusing them to sell cars leased here to customers in asia. it charges them of two dozen counts. the charges include conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering and identity theft. >>> tonight 2 2 investigates. we connected with more small business owners, owners who received letters to pay hundreds of dollars to keep their business names. ktvu's tom vacar continues his investigation into fbn brokers and the owner mark smith. >> reporter: we found more businesses, all sent envelopes containing letters immediately demanding hundreds of dollars from business owners whose business name registrations expired. the letter sender fnb brokers registered the business in their name. >> i am going to fight it and keep my name. this store had to go through something like this 20 years ago. >> reporter: they range from small businesses to
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
tax, maybe you don't want to get too used to that. the supreme court refused to intervene over state sales taxes for purchases on amazon.com. it is likely to prompt more states to collect taxes on internet sales. >> meantime the numbers are in and cyber monday was a huge success for retailers. sales were up nearly 20% for last year. don't worry if you missed out. there's plenty of time to score dealers. they have extended their deals for what they're calling cyber week. >> if you haven't booked the holiday flights, here's what you can expect. a airfares are up slightly from last week. a cross country weekday flight should you run about $560 and $670 on the weekend. a shorter weekday flight averages about 350 or $520 friday through sunday. >> we've got news this morning on a possible christmas tree crisis. a root root targeting the popular frazier fur species has farmers scrambling to come up with a plan b. that could cost farmers hundreds of millions of dollars if it's n not contained. some were like turkish furs more resistant to the rot. >> it is the season of giving and according
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
shutdown, that we keep the spending caps in place, we don't raise taxes when the economy is weak. >> they also have to agree on a massive defense spending bill and the farm bill which includes cuts to food stamps. the time to get it done got shorter as some lawmakers are traveling to nelson mandela's funeral. >> chilly, make it cold, in the 20s in places. low 20s in some. frigid is right. >> let's see other words. >> frosty, i don't know. it will get you out of bed. what i can tell enthusiasm is about as cold as it gets around the bay area. 23 is cold even in the north bay, 37 in san francisco. east bay at 31, and here in the south bay we're starting out at 29. the good news it's all uphill from here as we head throughout the next couple days. this is the coldest it's going to be for a morning expected this week. that's the good news. want to take you through what we are on the way toward. it's going to be cold until about 11:00 a.m. then temperatures are going to climb out of the 20s and 30s into the 40s and 50s. look at these numbers. 22 in petaluma. the city has fallen to leve
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
based on your income, your zip code, to get potentially the tax subsidy as well as potential help with your out of pocket costs. >> and then you can take that plan you can compare it to all the other plans to see if anything is better or worse for you, reliant? >> you can look at that particular option which is the one that is where 70% of the costs are paid by the insurance company, 30% of the costs are paid for you and within that particular metal, there are plan options and then you go to other metals. >> reporter: so there are a lot of options and you can how this is not simple. thank you so much for all your help today. certainly can be complicated and that's what we have the experts here to help. and after today, the phone lines close at 7 p.m. you can head to our website, kpix.com. and we'll be providing more resources for you after our call-in is over today. so again 888-5-helps-u. phone lines are open until 7:00, liz, after that head to kpix.com. >> sounds good. thank you, julie. >>> and still ahead, why some religious activists say a new gap ad is a little too sexy. >>
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
tax info and income and stuff and i was pleasantly surprised. >> reporter: erin is in her 40s and has health problems but for the new law to work the white house needs millions of healthy young people to sign up to make coverage more affordable for everyone else. the president made his pitch during a white house youth summit wednesday. >> i hope you haven't been discouraged by how hard it's been because stuff that's worth it's always hard. >> reporter: a new harvard university poll shows only 20% of americans under 30 plan to enroll in a healthcare plan as part of the affordable care act. nearly half say they are unlikely to sign up. >> i would rather pay the fine. i don't know how much health insurance is but i know it's more than that. >> reporter: the white house is hoping 7 million americans will sign up by april. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> political affiliation is a good indicator of whether young americans will buy health insurance. the harvard poll found young democrats are four times more likely than young republicans to by mandated insurance. while millions have
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
driving down property values and costing the city hundreds of millions in tax dollars. it's also more expensive to finance a home this week. according to freddie mac, the average rate on a 30-year fixed loan jumped to 4.46% from 4.29% last week. the rate on a 15-year loan increased to 3.47%. well, brace yourself because milk prices could double next year to $7 a gallon. that's if congress doesn't reach an agreement on a new farm bill by january 1. and it's not just milk we're talking about. we could see higher prices for other dairy products like butter and cheese. at issue is how to restructure subsidies that the government offers farmers. and it turns out it does cost more to eat healthy. researchers at harvard university found a diet rich in fruits, veggies, fish and nuts cost about $550 more per person per year. starting today starbucks is offering a $450 metal gift card for the holidays. it comes preloaded with 400 bucks but you will have to act fast. last year, all 5,000 of the deluxe cards sold out in six minutes. this year starbucks is only offering 1,000. you can't buy them i
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
for individuals and for families. but by signing up some small businesses could qualify for federal tax credits. >>> a federal report says the commission planning to revoke city college of san fransisco's accreditation should be given one year to fix its own problems. the department of education reports the accrediting commission violated regulations in its review of city college. the commission failed to get enough egg educators on its evaluation teams as required. the report does not recommend taking away the commission's authority. city college stands to lose its accreditation at the end of july. >>> time now 5:46. let's get people moving out the door. hey sal you were keeping an eye on the bay bridge earlier. everything okay out there now? >> yeah, we got lucky dave and pam because there was a crash up there. no one was seriously injured which is always the good news. second of all it didn't stay that long in the lanes. as we look at the bridge and all that, it doesn't look that different from what it normally would look like. in fact, this is kind of a typical delay for about this time of
KRON
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
: the biggest opportunity for avoiding sales tax is today. and most americans plan to make the most of it. on this cyber monday. few drivers always follow the rules of the road. stanley roberts shows us some truckers behaving badly. and the 49ers get in some christmas cheer with local children. that's next -- as kron-4 news at six continues. ♪ at kaiser permanente we've reduced serious heart attacks by 62%, which makes days with grandpa jack 100% more possible. join us at kp.org and thrive. >> pam: holiday shopping was a breeze with members of the 49ers running interference. kron four's rob fladeboe takes you on a very special shopping spree this afternoon in san jose. >> reporter:it was a kind of shopping blitz as 49ers players like eric reid played santa's helper for needy kids. >> reporter:it began with a huddle as players were paired with low-income kids before fanning out across a target store armed with a long list of gift ideas for their families. >> reporter: >> i am getting toys for me and my baby brother. >> to to stand early stuff. >>girly stuff >> if this has been such a tre
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
'm going to pay for tax and shipping. then it will show the rating -- they have no rating at the top four. do i want to use them? i want something more reliable even though it's a few more dollars more. and search for, say, a barbie dreamhouse play set. $128 on line is the best price. $159 nearby. and it shows you all the different options. >> right. >> will they include shipping? >> all right. hold on -- >> yeah, all the shipping prices are here as well as the tax. then they total it for you. they bottom line it. >> you are a delight. >> thank you. >> are you a delight. thanks for having me. >> and we don't use that word lightly. do you know who we delight? we adore this lady. best-selling author from hollywood. she is big-time. she finishes off her trilogy coming up after this. she's shooting a movie, very fancy. hungry for the best? it's eb. want to give your family the very best in taste, freshness, and nutrition? it's eb. want to give them more vitamins, omega 3s, and less saturated fat? it's eb. eggland's best eggs. eb's. the only eggs that make better taste and better nutrition...
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
. the population of detroit once the fourth largest city decline by 63%. the tax base erodes it was mismanaged and ends up like this. >> there are a number of other cities across the country that face shortfalls. do you think you'll see other cities starting to declare bankruptcy? >> i don't think it's anything anybody wants to do detroit's situation is particularly dire. but this is a noose that's tightening around city and state's necks for decades. and the recession pulled it tight. a pension plan is supposed to be 80% funded. there are 34 states in this country that are under that barometer. only one state, wisconsin, has a fully funded pension plan. you're looking at the numbers we are $1.3 trillion short in states of what we need. >> for retirees when you hear this, this is really scary. >> basically this is something we've had to confront for a long time and we're finally hit with it. but the truth is states can't pay this bill. and they're going to have to do something about it. they're starting to. illinois just yesterday passed legislation they're $100 billion i
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
down as the year of missed opportunities on immigration, tax reform budget. all issues leaders wanted to tack al at the start of the year. they had trouble funding the government and running out of time to pass critical legislation. american families could see milk prices spike to $7 a gallon if congress can't pass the farm bill by the end of the year. lawmakers are running out of type to set funding and policy for the pentagon next year. they still need to confirm janet yellen as the next federal chair before bernanke's term ends next month. it's no wonder one house committee chose to focus on a less invasive topic, space aliens. >> is there life out there? what do they think about new york city? >> reporter: congress has passed 56 bills in 2013 in the past 66 years only three other times that congress has passed less than 100 bills in a single year. many of the bills this congress passed were simply extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the federal s
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
windy conditions. fairfield 29 mi. per hour sustained winds. it's like when tax increase-a-wins have increased. --winds. the wins will die down as we head into the afternoon but temperatures will but by much. mid to upper 50s for most of us. in fact no 60s here. oakland one of the milder spots. 53 degrees or higher in fremont and 54 expected and sunnyvale. partly cloudy conditions but the clear skies by later on tonight are really going to add to the drastic drop in temperatures. right now, livermore is at 54 which is very mild for this time of year waking up tomorrow morning expect temperatures and the upper 20s. concord right now 53 degrees. we will cover just about the freezing mark within the next 24 hours. dress and extra layers. most of the bay area will be below freezing with the exception of san francisco currently not affected by the freeze watch. even though the freeze watched expires. will be dealing with very cold temperatures. that will carry us into the weekend. we will add more cloud cover and tackle and 20 to 30 percent chance of rain. that's what the store for us as
KRON
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
following the forecast on the national front for it this is stretching he said erica from taxes all the way to the east coast. >>: yes. it's not so bad. this winter storm has pushed its way over to the ohio valley all the way to the mid atlantic. satellite and radar shows plenty of snow. we've seen up to 3 in. and portions of pennsylvania and isolates for baltimore mayor land, new work in delaware where it is a little warmer above freezing. -newark, delaware. as we take a closer look at the travel forecast, we have thousands of flight cancellations. although we think it's pretty frigid. that's nothing compared to what we are seeing for the rest of the country. taking a look at afternoon highs. minneapolis and high of one degree. we have several winter storm warnings issued across the entire east coast. that is something we will continue to monitor into the afternoon. here's a look at temperatures right now and the bay area san francisco closer to freezing at westport oakland 35 degrees out the door and oakland in daly city checking and 38 degrees. will not go any lower. we've already kids a
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
and families but by signing up, some small businesses could qualify for federal tax credits. >>> tonight, the singing store of one of last year's catchiest summer songs will bring holiday spirit to san francisco. ♪ >> i can tell you pam cook is dancing this. she will join in on the christmas lighting ceremony. 49ers will be there. the event starts at 5:00 on california street. >> i saw carly when she came into town with justin bieber. fun. >>> 7:49 is the time. sal, you are talking about that crash in the south bay. >> we know that no one has been injured in the crash on foothill boulevard and voss. the santa clara fire department says this dumb truck crashed into a detached garage. it's very good no one was injured. because you can see how violent the collision appears to have been. it also took down the power pole and power lines. pg&e is on the scene. it looks like it damaged the pickup truck in the driveway. no one was injured. these are live pictures of the building and you can bet that that homeowner there got a big surprise as he saw that tow truck sitting there into his or her
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
law. but democrats say tax payer money should not have been used to create the site. democrats are also saying the website created by republicans and the state assembly looks too much like the real website for the state's healthcare exchanges. that could prevent some users from signing up. the gop site has links to media coverage detailing problems with the rollout of the healthcare law. >>> some legal experts say people in california should pay attention to the provisions of the bankruptcy protection just granted for the city of detroit. the judge in that case ruled that detroit can impose cuts to the pension plans of public employees. that ruling comes as a bankrupt california city, san bernardino, is considering a legal showdown with c. alpirs over the public employee pensions. the ruling does not directly affect what happens this california. but -- in california, but experts say it could strengthen san bernardino's case if the city decides to go to court. >>> 8:10. a major break in a case at a bus stop. >>> surprising new information about the palo alto man being held in no
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
, you and your family will never pay taxes. we'll have more from the orange room in a bit. good to be back, guys. >> there has just been a lawsuit filed in that story. >> you think she's so cute. >> good to have you back. >>> coming up, production on the next "fast & furious" shut down indefinitely as former cast mates release an online tribute to the fallen star. >>> back on skis, exclusive videos. lindsay vonn returning to the slopes a couple weeks after yet [ female announcer ] dove invited women to test their body washes with paper that reacts like skin. if others can strip this paper, imagine how harsh they can be to your skin. oh my gosh. [ female announcer ] dove is different. its breakthrough formula changes everything. dove. this is care. so i can't afford to have germy surfaces. but a fresh sheet of bounty duratowel leaves this surface cleaner than a germy dishcloth. it's durable. and it's 3 times cleaner. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to bounty duratowel. abreva can heal a cold sore in as few as 2 1/2 days when used at the first sign. without it, the virus spread
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
with taxes? [ laughs ] [ counselor ] and for even more cleaning power, try cascade platinum. [ laughs ] they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains so dentures are cleaner, fresher, and brighter. [ male announcer ] polident. with grands mini pot pies. only four ingredients. and a few easy steps. weeknight dinner in a flash. and my family devours them. pillsbury grands biscuits. make dinner pop. tell me you can't wait for christmas. and you appreciate the things i do. because we'll always be a family. tell me i bring out the best in you. ♪ that you're thankful. ♪ that it won't be the same without me. tell me you love me. even if you say it every day. just tell me. [ female announcer ] everyone you love has something they need to hear this holiday. tell them with a hallmark card. >>> at the risk of sounding creepy, we know what you were looking at on google over the weekend. >> from a celebrity feud to the video with more than 8 million youtube hits in just two days, daniel is
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